Antoine Dechezlepretre
I am an Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics. I am also a Research Economist at LSE's Centre for Economic Performance and a Research Associate at CERNA, Mines ParisTech.
Research interests
  • Climate change policy and innovation
  • International diffusion of low-carbon technologies
Current projects
  • The impact of R&D tax credits on innovation activity (with Elias Einiö, Ralf Martin, Trang Nguyen and John Van Reenen)
  • Environmental regulatory first-movers and technological leadership (with Matthieu Glachant)
  • Clean vs dirty innovation and stock returns (with Cal Muckley)
  • Compliance and enforcement in the EU ETS (with Raphael Calel and Frank Venmans)
  • Assessing the additionality of the Clean Development Mechanism: Quasi-experimental evidence from India (with Jonathan Colmer, Caterina Gennaioli, Matthieu Glachant and Anna Schröeder)
  • The impact of knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies on firms' productivity (with Ralf Martin and Myra Mohnen)
  • International outsourcing and innovation in clean technologies (with Damien Dussaux, David Hémous and Mirabelle Muûls)
  • An empirical investigation of the market for patents in France (with Yann Ménière and Justus Baron)
  • The use of patent counts for cross-country comparisons (with Yann Ménière)
Working papers
  • Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade (2015), with Misato Sato. Energy Economics, forthcoming. Accepted manuscript
  • Invention and diffusion of water supply and water efficiency technologies: Insights from a global patent dataset (2015), with Declan Conway, Ivan Hascic and Nick Johnstone. Water Economics and Policy, forthcoming. Accepted manuscript / Web appendix
  • Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry (2014), with Philippe Aghion, David Hemous, Ralf Martin and John Van Reenen. Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming. Accepted manuscript
  • Environmental regulation and the cross-border diffusion of new technology: Evidence from automobile patents (2015), with Eric Neumayer and Richard Perkins. Research Policy 44, 244-257
  • Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European carbon market (2014), with Raphael Calel. Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.
  • Does foreign environmental policy influence domestic innovation? Evidence from the wind industry (2014), with Matthieu Glachant. Environmental & Resource Economics 58(3), 391 – 413
  • Who will win the green race? In search of environmental competitiveness and innovation (2013), with Sam Fankhauser, Alex Bowen, Raphael Calel, David Grover, James Rydge and Misato Sato. Global Environmental Change 23(5), 902 – 913
  • Fast-tracking Green Patent Applications: An Empirical Analysis (2013). ICTSD Issue Paper No. 37
  • L'innovation technologique face au changement climatique : quelle est la position de la France ? (2013), with Yann Ménière, Matthieu Glachant, Cécile Pot, Fabrice Carrère and Gilles Le Blanc. Economie et prévision, forthcoming
  • What Drives the International Transfer of Climate Change Mitigation Technologies? Empirical Evidence from Patent Data (2013), with Matthieu Glachant and Yann Ménière. Environmental & Resource Economics, 54(2): 161 – 178
  • Invention and Transfer of Climate Change Mitigation Technologies: A Global Analysis (2011), with Matthieu Glachant, Ivan Hascic, Nick Johnstone and Yann Ménière. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 5(1), 109 – 130
  • Technology transfer by CDM projects: a comparison of Brazil, China, India and Mexico (2009), with Matthieu Glachant and Yann Ménière.  Energy Policy 37(2), 703 – 711.
  • The Clean Development Mechanism and the international diffusion of technologies: An empirical study (2008), with Matthieu Glachant and Yann Ménière.   Energy Policy 36(4), 1273 – 1283.
Reports and policy papers
Non academic publications
  • Fast-Tracking green patent applications (2013), with Eric Lane. Bright Ideas, Fall 2013, 22(2). New York State Bar Association.
  • Fast-Tracking green patent applications (2013). WIPO Magazine 2013(3).
  • Wind power: A model of successful public policy? (2012), with Matthieu Glachant. World Energy Monitor, 2012.
Contact me
Email: A Dechezlepretre    lse ac uk
Phone: +44 (0)207 107 5145
Office: 10.01E, Tower 3, 10th floor
Last updated: June 2015